The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 63 49 61
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 230 333 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.10% 5.27% 3.98%
As % of the Applications category 31.21% 32.78% 25.39%
Number of salaries quoted 191 253 227
Median salary £29,000 £30,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £47,500 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
MS Office
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
737 1016 1091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 13.15% 16.08% 15.67%
Number of salaries quoted 635 755 882
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MS Office
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the North West region.

MS Office Salary Trend in the North West

MS Office
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

MS Office Salary Histogram in the North West

MS Office
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -3 142 £32,500 +4.00% 18
Cheshire -16 35 £23,500 -18.26% 9
Merseyside -9 25 £27,500 -5.17% 2
Lancashire -1 22 £26,250 +22.09% 2
Cumbria +5 4 £21,000 +200.00% 1
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 333 (70.25%) Microsoft
2 238 (50.21%) MS Excel
3 206 (43.46%) Windows
4 133 (28.06%) Active Directory
5 123 (25.95%) Finance
6 120 (25.32%) Windows 7
7 116 (24.47%) Analytical Skills
8 108 (22.78%) SQL
9 100 (21.10%) SQL Server
10 96 (20.25%) ITIL
11 80 (16.88%) Degree
12 71 (14.98%) SLA
13 69 (14.56%) Windows Server 2008
14 63 (13.29%) Windows Server
15 62 (13.08%) Project Management
16 61 (12.87%) Citrix
17 60 (12.66%) MS Exchange
17 60 (12.66%) MS PowerPoint
18 59 (12.45%) Legal
19 53 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
20 52 (10.97%) Management Information System
21 50 (10.55%) Stakeholder Management
22 47 (9.92%) VMware
22 47 (9.92%) Microsoft Certification
23 46 (9.70%) VPN
23 46 (9.70%) Change Management
24 45 (9.49%) Blackberry
25 43 (9.07%) TCP/IP
26 42 (8.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 42 (8.86%) User Acceptance Testing

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 60 (12.66%) MS Exchange
2 41 (8.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (8.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 29 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 26 (5.49%) SharePoint
6 23 (4.85%) Confluence
7 15 (3.16%) CMS
8 11 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.27%) WordPress
10 5 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.05%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.84%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.63%) IIS
13 2 (0.42%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.21%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.21%) SAS
14 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 238 (50.21%) MS Excel
2 60 (12.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 25 (5.27%) MS Visio
4 14 (2.95%) MS Project
5 7 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.42%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.21%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.21%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.21%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.21%) QuarkXPress
7 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.53%) Visualfiles
2 7 (1.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 6 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.63%) OPENContractor
5 3 (0.63%) OPENHousing
5 3 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.42%) Infor CRM
7 1 (0.21%) assyst
7 1 (0.21%) FastStats
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.21%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.21%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 39 (8.23%) Office 365
2 11 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.90%) IaaS
4 6 (1.27%) SuccessFactors
5 5 (1.05%) GitHub
6 4 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.63%) SaaS
8 2 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.42%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.42%) Yammer
9 1 (0.21%) AdWords
9 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.21%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.21%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 46 (9.70%) VPN
2 43 (9.07%) TCP/IP
3 36 (7.59%) LAN
4 30 (6.33%) WAN
5 28 (5.91%) DNS
6 26 (5.49%) Firewall
7 25 (5.27%) DHCP
8 14 (2.95%) VoIP
9 13 (2.74%) Internet
10 10 (2.11%) IP Telephony
10 10 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (1.90%) WebEx
11 9 (1.90%) Wireless
12 8 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (1.69%) Cisco IPT
12 8 (1.69%) SAN
12 8 (1.69%) VLAN
13 4 (0.84%) Unified Communications
14 3 (0.63%) Skype
15 2 (0.42%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (21.10%) SQL Server
2 42 (8.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (7.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (4.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (4.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (3.38%) Relational Database
6 14 (2.95%) Oracle Reports
7 12 (2.53%) MySQL
8 11 (2.32%) MS Access
9 8 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.27%) QlikView
10 6 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.84%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 4 (0.84%) Power BI
12 3 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.42%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 23 (4.85%) JIRA
2 21 (4.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 12 (2.53%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (1.05%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.42%) LabVIEW
7 2 (0.42%) tSQLt
8 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.21%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.21%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.21%) MSI
8 1 (0.21%) Toad
General
1 123 (25.95%) Finance
2 59 (12.45%) Legal
3 39 (8.23%) Law
4 28 (5.91%) Banking
5 27 (5.70%) Telecoms
6 22 (4.64%) Marketing
7 15 (3.16%) Billing
8 14 (2.95%) Manufacturing
8 14 (2.95%) Retail
9 4 (0.84%) Games
10 3 (0.63%) Back Office
10 3 (0.63%) German Language
11 2 (0.42%) Advertising
11 2 (0.42%) Brand Awareness
11 2 (0.42%) French Language
11 2 (0.42%) Publishing
12 1 (0.21%) Automotive
12 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.21%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 178 (37.55%) Analyst
2 62 (13.08%) IT Support
3 59 (12.45%) Support Analyst
4 58 (12.24%) Support Engineer
5 47 (9.92%) Developer
6 41 (8.65%) Service Analyst
7 39 (8.23%) Applications Support
8 37 (7.81%) Service Desk Analyst
9 36 (7.59%) IT Engineer
10 32 (6.75%) 2nd Line Support
10 32 (6.75%) Business Analyst
10 32 (6.75%) IT Support Engineer
11 31 (6.54%) IT Analyst
12 28 (5.91%) Senior Analyst
13 25 (5.27%) Technical Analyst
14 24 (5.06%) Applications Support Analyst
15 22 (4.64%) Consultant
16 21 (4.43%) IT Technician
16 21 (4.43%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
16 21 (4.43%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.01%) HTML
2 18 (3.80%) .NET
3 11 (2.32%) XML
4 10 (2.11%) Web Services
5 9 (1.90%) CSS
6 6 (1.27%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (1.27%) SOAP
7 5 (1.05%) jQuery
8 4 (0.84%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.84%) FIXML
8 4 (0.84%) J2EE
8 4 (0.84%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (0.84%) XSL
9 3 (0.63%) EDI
10 2 (0.42%) Ajax
10 2 (0.42%) HTML5
11 1 (0.21%) COM
11 1 (0.21%) MDX
11 1 (0.21%) ODBC
11 1 (0.21%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 116 (24.47%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (10.97%) Management Information System
3 45 (9.49%) Blackberry
4 31 (6.54%) Visualisation
5 21 (4.43%) Mathematics
6 20 (4.22%) SWIFT
7 18 (3.80%) Driving Licence
8 16 (3.38%) Credit Risk
9 13 (2.74%) Computer Science
10 12 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (2.11%) Fat Client
11 10 (2.11%) iPad
11 10 (2.11%) Thin Client
12 9 (1.90%) Mobile Computing
13 7 (1.48%) Data Centre
13 7 (1.48%) e-Learning
14 6 (1.27%) Statistics
15 5 (1.05%) Smart Meter
15 5 (1.05%) Social Media
15 5 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 206 (43.46%) Windows
2 120 (25.32%) Windows 7
3 69 (14.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (13.29%) Windows Server
5 42 (8.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (6.75%) Windows XP
7 26 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (4.64%) Windows 8
9 17 (3.59%) Windows 10
10 13 (2.74%) Android
11 12 (2.53%) Linux
12 9 (1.90%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.48%) Unix
14 5 (1.05%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.84%) VMS
16 3 (0.63%) AIX
17 2 (0.42%) BlackBerry OS
17 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
18 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (20.25%) ITIL
2 62 (13.08%) Project Management
3 53 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (10.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 46 (9.70%) Change Management
6 42 (8.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 35 (7.38%) Presales
8 33 (6.96%) Service Delivery
9 32 (6.75%) Time Management
10 31 (6.54%) SDLC
11 30 (6.33%) Data Analysis
12 29 (6.12%) CRM
13 27 (5.70%) Requirements Analysis
14 26 (5.49%) Wealth Management
15 25 (5.27%) Document Management
16 23 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
16 23 (4.85%) Mentoring
17 22 (4.64%) UML
18 21 (4.43%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 108 (22.78%) SQL
2 32 (6.75%) VBA
3 30 (6.33%) VBScript
4 27 (5.70%) T-SQL
5 24 (5.06%) PowerShell
6 20 (4.22%) C#
7 17 (3.59%) C
8 15 (3.16%) VB
9 12 (2.53%) JavaScript
10 10 (2.11%) PHP
11 9 (1.90%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.69%) Java
13 3 (0.63%) PL/1
14 2 (0.42%) ANSI SQL
15 1 (0.21%) Perl
15 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.21%) Python
15 1 (0.21%) RPG
Qualifications
1 80 (16.88%) Degree
2 47 (9.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (6.96%) MCP
4 31 (6.54%) MCSA
5 23 (4.85%) CCNA
5 23 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (3.16%) MCSE
7 14 (2.95%) MCITP
8 13 (2.74%) ISTQB
8 13 (2.74%) MCT
9 11 (2.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (2.32%) MCTS
10 10 (2.11%) DBS Check
11 9 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.69%) MCDST
13 6 (1.27%) MBA
13 6 (1.27%) SC Cleared
13 6 (1.27%) Security Cleared
14 5 (1.05%) ISEB
14 5 (1.05%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (14.98%) SLA
2 8 (1.69%) QA
3 7 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.27%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.27%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.05%) ISO22301
6 4 (0.84%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.21%) COBIT
7 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 133 (28.06%) Active Directory
2 34 (7.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (5.91%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.95%) Terminal Server
5 10 (2.11%) XenApp
5 10 (2.11%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.42%) Firmware
6 2 (0.42%) XenServer
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (4.22%) SCCM
2 6 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.63%) AirWatch
3 3 (0.63%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.42%) WMI
4 2 (0.42%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.21%) DameWare
5 1 (0.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 333 (70.25%) Microsoft
2 61 (12.87%) Citrix
3 47 (9.92%) VMware
4 33 (6.96%) Cisco
5 30 (6.33%) Oracle
6 16 (3.38%) Bloomberg
6 16 (3.38%) Reuters
7 15 (3.16%) iManage
8 12 (2.53%) Interwoven
8 12 (2.53%) Symantec
9 10 (2.11%) Sophos
10 9 (1.90%) Remedy
10 9 (1.90%) SAP
11 8 (1.69%) Apple
11 8 (1.69%) Intel Security
11 8 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (1.48%) Intel
13 6 (1.27%) Dell
13 6 (1.27%) IBM
13 6 (1.27%) Nimble Storage
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Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £31000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
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